A very large Tudor Gothic Revival chimneypiece in Painswick Limestone, possibly by T. H. Wyatt 1807-1880, a contemporary of Pugin. The frieze and canted ends are carved with nine Quatrefeuille under a concave moulded shelf with likewise nine carved floral motifs in the Pugin style of Oak leaves, over a Gothic arch with oakleaf carved spandrels.Shown in the last frame below with 10015, the original fire grate.
Provenance: Wyke House, near Trowbridge, Wiltshire, home of the Hammond Family19th century cloth mill owners in Trowbridge, demolished in the 1950s.
English, mid 19th century.
Link to: Antique Renaissance, Gothic Tudor Fireplace mantels and Chimneypieces: 1260 - 1600